Contact Us

Toll-free access to all programs and services at Chicago's Jewish Child & Family Services at 855.275.5237.

In case of emergencies, call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency room.

  • To report the abuse or neglect of a child, please call the Illinois Child Abuse Hotline at 800.25.ABUSE. If you are out-of-state, please call 217.524.2606.

  • If you are a youth seeking immediate non-emergency support, please contact the DCFS Youth Hotline at 800.232.3798.

Do you have questions? We can help you find answers! Our Access Team includes three masters-level clinicians who will connect you to the appropriate JCFS program or service, as well as complete a quick intake for those wishing to receive services.

Learn more about all that we offer—from counseling, psychological testing and assessment, special education, foster care, early childhood development and special education K-12, services for people with disabilities, Jewish community programs, legal advocacy and much, much more.

Access team members are available from 9 am to 5 pm Mondays through Thursdays and 9 am to 4 pm Fridays. You can also schedule a phone appointment for a time that is convenient for you.

To speak to a knowledgeable member of the JCFS Access Team Monday through Friday during the hours listed above:

CALL our direct, toll-free number—855.275.5237 (855.ASK.JCFS)

EMAIL ask@jcfs.org

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